Death toll climbs in Japan as work goes on at nuclear power plant
“The death toll from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami rose to nearly 14,000 on Monday as efforts continued to stabilize a crippled nuclear reactor plant.
Another 14,030 people are missing, according to Japan’s National Police Agency. Police and soldiers still are combing the ruins of coastal villages in search of more bodies.
The March 11 magnitude 9.0-earthquake and the tsunami it spawned have killed 13,843 and displaced more than 136,000 people, police said Monday.”